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The huge food company with the worst health rating

The federal government is being urged to make the health star rating system mandatory, with new figures showing only 28 per cent of food and drinks display stars.

  • Esther Han
  • The Sydney Morning Herald

A George Institute for Global Health study found only about 4350 of 15,770 eligible products on supermarket shelves in 2017 featured a health star rating.

Sult 1aFood multinationals General Mills, PepsiCo and Mondelez, which sell household brands such as Latina, Oreo and Doritos, have opted out of the system altogether.

“It’s been four years since it started and there should be a…

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